Ocean Salmon Fishing Update (7-28-11)

(REPORT COURTESY WENDY BEEGHLEY, WDFW, VIA FISHERIES BIOLOGIST JOE HYMER)

Columbia Ocean Area (including Oregon)
The all-species recreational salmon fishery in the area between Cape Falcon, OR and Leadbetter Point, WA opened on June 26 operating under a sub-area quota of 33,600 coho and a sub-area guideline of 7,400 Chinook.  During the week of July 18, a total of 1,397 coho and 174 Chinook were landed. Through Sunday, July 24, 5,175 coho (15% of the sub-area quota) and 981 Chinook (13% of the sub-area guideline) have been landed.   Two pink have been landed in this area!

Westport
The all-species recreational salmon fishery in the area between Leadbetter Point and the Queets River opened on June 26 operating under a sub-area quota of 24,860 coho and a sub-area guideline of 16,900 Chinook.  During the week of July 18, a total of 1,247 coho, 1,228 Chinook, and 88 pink were landed.  Through Sunday, July 24, 4,047 coho (16% of the sub-area quota) and 4,006 Chinook (24% of the sub-area guideline) have been landed.

La Push
The all-species recreational salmon fishery in the area between the Queets River and Cape Alava opened on June 26 operating under a sub-area quota of 1,700 coho and a sub-area guideline of 1,350 Chinook1.  During the week of July 18, a total of 176 coho, 149 Chinook, and 217 pink were landed.  Through Sunday, July 24, 543 coho (32% of the sub-area quota) and 402 Chinook (30% of the sub-area guideline) have been landed.

Neah Bay
The all-species recreational salmon fishery in the area between Cape Alava and the US-Canada border opened on June 26 operating under a sub-area quota of 6,990 coho and a sub-area guideline of 3,200 Chinook.  During the week of July 18, a total of 505 coho, 328 Chinook, and 787 pink were landed.  Through Sunday, July 24, 1,649 coho (24% of the sub-area quota) and 1,110 Chinook (35% of the sub-area guideline) have been landed.

 

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